(Santa Fe, NM) – University of Oklahoma College of Law student Roy Brown of Riverton was elected vice president for the National Native American Law Student Association (NNALSA) last week at the Federal Bar Association’s Indian Law Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico. As vice president, Brown will administer the 22nd Annual NALSA moot court competition, to be held at OU Law next year. The NALSA moot court competition typically attracts over one-hundred student competitors from law schools across the country.
Currently a second-year law student with an interest in Indian and public interest law, Brown is Northern Arapaho from the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. Brown has extensive experience in leadership and organization both as a professional and as a student. Brown previously served NNALSA as the Area 3 Representative.
NNALSA was founded in 1970 to promote the study of Federal Indian Law, Tribal Law and traditional forms of governance and to support Native Americans in law school. The organization strives to reach out to Native communities; encourage Native People to pursue legal education; and educate the legal community about Native issues.